Lot 159
  • 159

Charles I

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  • A Decree of Starre-Chamber Concerning Printing, Made the eleventh day of July last part 1637. London: by Robert Barker... and the assignes of Iohn Bill, 1637
  • ink, paper, leather
4to (7 1/4 x 5 1/2 ins.; 187 x 140 mm). Woodcut factotum on otherwise blank A1, woodcut initials and headpieces; a very well-margined copy. Modern red morocco gilt, by Riviere.


Collection of Robert Maxwell (Sotheby's, January 1993, as per RSP note). acquisition: Bernard Quaritch


STC 7757; ESTC 105578; Pforzheimer 355

Catalogue Note

First edition, first issue, with prologue beginning on A3 and the misprint on E3 verso.